How do I check for C++20 support? What is the value of __cplusplus for C++20?

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Related to questions How do I check for C++11 support? and What is the value of __cplusplus for C++17?

How can I inquire whether the compiler can handle / is set up to use C++20? I know that it is in principle possible to inquire the C++ version by:

#if __cplusplus > ???   // C++20 code here #endif 

What should ??? be for C++20?

 


It's too early for that.

Until the standard replaces it, use:

#if __cplusplus > 201703L   // C++20 code #endif 

since the predefined macro of C++20 is going to be larger than the one of C++17.

cpp.predefined specifies (emphasis mine):

__cplusplus

The integer literal 201703L. [Note: It is intended that future versions of this International Standard will replace the value of this macro with a greater value.]


In Nov 2018, the macros used are:

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